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  1. Robertsonian translocations (RobT) are common structural chromosome rearrangements where carriers display a majority of chromosomally balanced spermatozoa from alternate segregation mode. According to some mon...

    Authors: Anna Lamotte, Guillaume Martinez, Françoise Devillard, Jean-Pascal Hograindleur, Véronique Satre, Charles Coutton, Radu Harbuz, Florence Amblard, James Lespinasse, Mehdi Benchaib, Julien Bessonnat, Sophie Brouillet and Sylviane Hennebicq
    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2018 28:5
  2. Recurrent pregnancy loss (RPL) is defined as the loss of at least three pregnancies in the first trimester. Although the most common cause is embryo aneuploidy, and despite female checkup and couple karyotypin...

    Authors: Camille Esquerré-Lamare, Marie Walschaerts, Lucie Chansel Debordeaux, Jessika Moreau, Florence Bretelle, François Isus, Gilles Karsenty, Laetitia Monteil, Jeanne Perrin, Aline Papaxanthos-Roche and Louis Bujan
    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2018 28:4
  3. Despite its worldwide high occurrence, the obscurity regarding the description, epidemiology and management of premature ejaculation remains provocative. It is well established that male premature ejaculatory ...

    Authors: Haroon Latif Khan, Shahzad Bhatti, Sana Abbas, Yousaf Latif Khan, Rosa Maria Marquez Gonzalez, Muhammad Aslamkhan, Gerardo Rodriguez Gonzalez and Hikmet Hakan Aydin
    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2018 28:3
  4. Follicle stimulating hormone and testosterone stimulate Sertoli cells to support germ cell function and differentiation. During mini-puberty, when gonadotropin (GnRH) stimulates increases in plasma luteinizing...

    Authors: Katharina Gegenschatz-Schmid, Gilvydas Verkauskas, Philippe Demougin, Vytautas Bilius, Darius Dasevicius, Michael B. Stadler and Faruk Hadziselimovic
    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2018 28:2
  5. Although oncologic testicular sperm extraction (onco-TESE) has been increasingly practiced, the evidence of onco-TESE performed in patients with testicular cancer is insufficient. Furthermore, in bilateral tes...

    Authors: Itsuto Hamano, Shingo Hatakeyama, Rika Nakamura, Rie Fukuhara, Daisuke Noro, Hiroko Seino, Takahiro Yoneyama, Yasuhiro Hashimoto, Takuya Koie, Yoshihito Yokoyama and Chikara Ohyama
    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2018 28:1
  6. There is substantial evidence that paternal obesity is associated not only with an increased incidence of infertility, but also with an increased risk of metabolic disturbance in adult offspring. Apparently, s...

    Authors: Georges Raad, Mira Hazzouri, Silvia Bottini, Michele Trabucchi, Joseph Azoury and Valérie Grandjean
    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2017 27:20
  7. Only 2–5% of seminal fluid is composed of spermatozoa, while the rest is seminal plasma. The seminal plasma is a rich cocktail of organic and inorganic compounds including hormones, serving as a source of nutr...

    Authors: Jana Vitku, Lucie Kolatorova and Richard Hampl
    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2017 27:19
  8. The aim of this retrospective study is to investigate the relevance of dividing oocytes and using some for traditional in vitro fertilization (IVF) and others for intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) as of ...

    Authors: Arnaud Larbuisson, Dominique Raick, Stephanie Demelenne and Annick Delvigne
    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2017 27:18
  9. More and more HIV-1-infected men on effective antiretroviral treatment (ART) have unprotected sex in order to procreate. The main factor influencing transmission is seminal HIV shedding. While the risk of HIV ...

    Authors: Christophe Pasquier, Marie Walschaerts, Stéphanie Raymond, Nathalie Moinard, Karine Saune, Myriam Daudin, Jacques Izopet and Louis Bujan
    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2017 27:17
  10. In order to obtain information about the relationship between sleep disturbances and sperm parameters, we analyzed data from a study conducted in a Italian Fertility Clinic, in men of couples seeking help for ...

    Authors: Paola Viganò, Francesca Chiaffarino, Viviana Bonzi, Andrea Salonia, Elena Ricci, Enrico Papaleo, Paola Agnese Mauri and Fabio Parazzini
    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2017 27:16
  11. Semenogelins (SEMGs) are major components of human seminal vesicle secretions. Due to SEMG’s sperm-motility inhibitor, a significant negative correlation between sperm motility and the proportion of SEMG-bound...

    Authors: Kazumitsu Yamasaki, Kaoru Yoshida, Miki Yoshiike, Kazuhiko Shimada, Hiroyuki Nishiyama, Satoru Takamizawa, Kaoru Yanagida and Teruaki Iwamoto
    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2017 27:15
  12. Low level of testosterone may be associated with cardiovascular diseases in men, as some evidence suggests a protective role for testosterone in cardiovascular system. Little is known about the possible role o...

    Authors: Ahmad Separham, Samad Ghaffari, Bahram Sohrabi, Naser Aslanabadi, Mozhgan Hadavi Bavil and Hasanali Lotfollahi
    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2017 27:14
  13. Hereditary hemochromatosis is a genetic disease that progresses silently. This disease is often diagnosed late when complications appear. Hypogonadotropic hypogonadism (HH) is one of the classical complication...

    Authors: Rabih El Osta, Nicolas Grandpre, Nicolas Monnin, Jacques Hubert and Isabelle Koscinski
    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2017 27:13
  14. In humans, it is now well documented that rising paternal age is correlated with decreased sperm DNA integrity and embryonic developmental failures. On the other side of the coin, it is also reported that very...

    Authors: J. T. Carreira, J. T. Trevizan, I. R. Carvalho, B. Kipper, L. H. Rodrigues, C. Silva, S. H. V. Perri, J. R. Drevet and M. B. Koivisto
    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2017 27:12
  15. Varicocele is a condition characterized by dilated, tortuous veins within the pampiniform venous plexus of the scrotal sac. Presence of varicocele is associated with an increased risk of alteration of semen pa...

    Authors: Elie Bou Nasr, Mouath Binhazzaa, Thierry Almont, Pascal Rischmann, Michel Soulie and Eric Huyghe
    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2017 27:11
  16. Mammalian reproduction is one of the most complex and fascinating biological phenomenon, which aims to transfer maternal and paternal genetic material to the next generation. At the end of oogenesis and sperma...

    Authors: Itai Gat and Raoul Orvieto
    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2017 27:9
  17. Oestrogens and 1α,25(OH)2-vitamin D3 (1,25-D3) are steroids that can provide effects by binding to their receptors localised in the cytoplasm and in the nucleus or the plasma membrane respectively inducing genomi...

    Authors: Ana Paula Zanatta, Vanessa Brouard, Camille Gautier, Renata Goncalves, Hélène Bouraïma-Lelong, Fátima Regina Mena Barreto Silva and Christelle Delalande
    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2017 27:10
  18. Male infertility is a devastating problem that affects many couples worldwide. However, the molecular mechanisms and causes of idiopathic male infertility remain unclear. Circulating cell-free nucleic acids ha...

    Authors: Anne Boissière, Anna Gala, Alice Ferrières-Hoa, Tiffany Mullet, Solenne Baillet, Amaël Petiton, Antoine Torre and Samir Hamamah
    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2017 27:7
  19. Development of a non-hormonal long-acting reversible contraceptive for men could have a significant impact on reducing unintended pregnancies. Vasalgel™ is a high molecular weight polymer consisting of styrene...

    Authors: Donald Waller, David Bolick, Elaine Lissner, Christopher Premanandan and Gary Gamerman
    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2017 27:8
  20. Options for male contraception are limited. The purpose of this study was to use a nonhuman primate model to evaluate Vasalgel™, a high molecular weight polymer being developed as a contraceptive device for men.

    Authors: Angela Colagross-Schouten, Marie-Josee Lemoy, Rebekah I. Keesler, Elaine Lissner and Catherine A. VandeVoort
    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2017 27:4
  21. Several studies suggest a decrease in sperm quality in men in the last decades. Therefore, the aim of this work was to assess the influence of male factors (sperm quality and paternal age) on the outcomes of c...

    Authors: Aurélie Chapuis, Anna Gala, Alice Ferrières-Hoa, Tiffany Mullet, Sophie Bringer-Deutsch, Emmanuelle Vintejoux, Antoine Torre and Samir Hamamah
    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2017 27:2
  22. Since the 1970s, international research on male contraception has been actively pursued. Hormonal and non-hormonal methods (thermal, chemical) have been tested, leading to clinical trials of interest to thousa...

    Authors: Jean-Claude Soufir
    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2017 27:3
  23. Sperm cells are remarkably complex and highly specialized compared to somatic cells. Their function is to deliver to the oocyte the paternal genomic blueprint along with a pool of proteins and RNAs so a new ge...

    Authors: A. Champroux, J. Torres-Carreira, P. Gharagozloo, J. R. Drevet and A. Kocer
    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2016 26:17
  24. While the semen analysis has traditionally been relied upon to differentiate fertile and infertile men, its utility has been questioned in the current era of assisted reproductive technologies. The desire for ...

    Authors: Phil Vu Bach and Peter N. Schlegel
    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2016 26:15
  25. The human papilloma virus (HPV) infections were addressed with two FDA-approved HPV vaccines: quadrivalent and bivalent vaccine. The objective of this manuscript is to determine the safety of the HPV vaccine.

    Authors: Mohamed Macki and Ali A. Dabaja
    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2016 26:16
  26. The evaluation of prepubertal gonadal Leydig cells secretion requires gonadotropin stimulation. Urinary hCG (human chorionic gonadotropin) is currently unavailable in many countries, however, recombinant hCG (...

    Authors: Leticia Ribeiro Oliveira, Thais Kataoka Homma, Renata Reis Woloszynek, Vinícius Nahime Brito and Carlos Alberto Longui
    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2016 26:13
  27. According to our literature analysis, there are no data focused on spermatozoa emotional representations in childless men and data on the emotional repercussions of a diagnosis of infertility on men are still ...

    Authors: N. Swierkowski-Blanchard, L. Alter, S. Salama, C. Muratorio, M. Bergere, M. Jaoul, F. Vialard, M. Bailly, J. Selva and F. Boitrelle
    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2016 26:12
  28. Congenital malformations of the seminal vesicle are uncommon, and most of them are cystic malformations. If an insult occurs between the 4th and the 13 h gestational week, the embryogenesis of the kidney, uret...

    Authors: Amine Slaoui, Souhail Regragui, Abdelouahad Lasri, Tarik Karmouni, Khalid El Khader, Abdellatif Koutani and Ahmed Ibn Attya
    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2016 26:10
  29. Male infertility related to professional reprotoxic exposure has been assessed in several studies. Collaboration between occupational physicians and patients can yield information about the preventive measures...

    Authors: Amélie Christiaens, Irène Sari-Minodier, Sophie Tardieu, Oana Ianos, Sébastien Adnot, Blandine Courbiere and Jeanne Perrin
    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2016 26:9
  30. Although the presence of spermatozoa with an abnormally large head is rare, it is associated with low fertility or even total infertility. We reviewed the literature on assisted reproductive technology (ART) s...

    Authors: Bruno Guthauser, Xavier Pollet-Villard, Florence Boitrelle and Francois Vialard
    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2016 26:8
  31. Obesity is an increasing public health problem, with two-thirds of the adult population in many Western countries now being either overweight or obese. Male obesity is associated with late onset hypogonadism, ...

    Authors: Kelton Tremellen
    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2016 26:7
  32. NRD convertase, also termed Nardilysin, is a Zn++ metalloendopeptidase that specifically cleaves the N-terminus of arginine and lysine residues into dibasic moieties. Although this enzyme was found located within...

    Authors: D. Segretain, J. Gilleron, J. N. Bacro, M. Di Marco, D. Carette and G. Pointis
    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2016 26:5
  33. Vasectomy is currently the only long-acting contraceptive option available for men, despite increasing demand and potentially significant positive impacts on human health of additional male contraceptive optio...

    Authors: Donald Waller, David Bolick, Elaine Lissner, Christopher Premanandan and Gary Gamerman
    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2016 26:6
  34. Except for testicular cancer and Hodgkin’s disease, baseline data on semen quality in case of cancers as well as systemic pathologies of the young adult are scarce or based on low sample size.

    Authors: Jacques Auger, Nathalie Sermondade and Florence Eustache
    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2016 26:3
  35. For several decades, testosterone and its synthetic derivatives have been used with anabolic and androgenic purposes. These substances were first restricted to professional bodybuilders, but become more and mo...

    Authors: Rabih El Osta, Thierry Almont, Catherine Diligent, Nicolas Hubert, Pascal Eschwège and Jacques Hubert
    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2016 26:2
  36. Endothelial dysfunction and microvascular damage play a crurical role in the pathogenesis of erectile dysfunction (ED). Insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-1) is one of the growth factors that have a wide range ...

    Authors: Alper Otunctemur, Emin Ozbek, Suleyman Sahin, Levent Ozcan, Murat Dursun, Emre Can Polat, Mustafa Cekmen, Ozgur Doga Ozsoy, Mustafa Erkoc, Eyup Danis and Muammer Bozkurt
    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2016 26:1
  37. The annulus is a ring-shaped structure located beneath the plasma membrane that connects the midpiece and the principal piece of mammalian sperm flagellum. It has been suggested that the annulus acts as a morp...

    Authors: Thassadite Dirami, Baptiste Rode, Jean-Philippe Wolf, Gérard Gacon, Emmanuel Dulioust and Aminata Touré
    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2015 25:10
  38. Poor semen quality is one of the main causes of infertility. We have generated a set of monoclonal antibodies to human sperm and used them to investigate sperm quality. Some of these antibodies found differenc...

    Authors: Jana Capkova, Hasmik Margaryan, Alena Kubatova, Petr Novak and Jana Peknicova
    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2015 25:11
  39. Treatment of differentiated thyroid cancer usually consists of a total thyroidectomy followed by one or several courses of radioiodine (131I). 131I is known to have deleterious effects on radiation sensitive tiss...

    Authors: Camille Esquerré-Lamare, François Isus, Nathalie Moinard and Louis Bujan
    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2015 25:8
  40. To investigate the levels of testosterone, luteinizing hormone (LH), follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH), and prostate-specific antigen (PSA) in prostate cancer patients before and after the switch from degarel...

    Authors: Yoshiyuki Miyazawa, Haruo Kato, Seiji Arai, Yosuke Furuya, Yoshitaka Sekine, Masashi Nomura, Hidekazu Koike, Hiroshi Matsui, Yasuhiro Shibata, Kazuto Ito and Kazuhiro Suzuki
    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2015 25:7
  41. To compare sperm parameters and intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) outcomes for testicular spermatozoa frozen on the day of the biopsy (DO) with those frozen after 24 h of in vitro culture (D1).

    Authors: Laurent Desch, Céline Bruno, Charlène Herbemont, Frédéric Michel, Shaliha Bechoua, Sophie Girod, Paul Sagot and Patricia Fauque
    Citation: Basic and Clinical Andrology 2015 25:6

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